The 2019 Cartoon Movie Tributes nominations
by Fabien Lemercier
- Denis Do, Anca Damian, Salvador Simó and Anders Matthesen - Thorbjørn Christoffersen receive nominations for the European Director of the Year Award
The Cartoon Movie Tributes prizes will give awards to people or companies that have had a dynamic and positive influence on the European animated feature film industry. The winners will be announced in Bordeaux as part of the 21st edition of Cartoon Movie (5 to 7 March) – the co-production forum for European animated feature films.
In the European Director of the Year category is the French director Denis Do for the multi-award-winning Funan [+see also:
interview: Denis Do
film profile] (French release slated for 6 March 6), the Romanian director Anca Damian for L'Extraordinaire Voyage de Marona (read the article – a sneak preview of which will be shown at Cartoon Movie), the Danish duo Anders Matthesen and Thorbjørn Christoffersen for the 3D hit Checkered Ninja,and the Spaniard Salvador Simó for Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles [+see also:
film profile], which is due to be released in Spain on 26 April.
The nominees for the Cartoon Movie Tribute European Producer of the Year Award and European Distributor of the Year Award were also unveiled.
The complete list of nominees:
European Director of the Year
Denis Do - Funan [+see also:
interview: Denis Do
film profile] (France/Belgium/Luxembourg/Cambodia)
Anca Damian - L'Extraordinaire Voyage de Marona (Romania/France/ Belgium)
Anders Matthesen and Thorbjørn Christoffersen - Checkered Ninja (Denmark)
Salvador Simó - Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles [+see also:
film profile] (Spain/the Netherlands/Germany)
European Producer of the Year
Folivari (France), O2B Films (France), Doghouse Films (Luxembourg), Kaïbou Production (Canada) - Pachamama [+see also:
Les Films d’Ici (France), Bac Cinéma (Luxembourg), Lunanime (Belgium), ithinkasia (Cambodia) - Funan
Submarine (the Netherlands) - Coppelia, Fox & Hare save the Forest, Where is Anne Frank?, Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles My Grandfather used to say he saw Demons, In the Forest
Ulysses Filmproduktion (Germany), A. Film Production (Denmark), Fabrique d’Images (Luxembourg) - Luis & the Aliens [+see also:
(Translated from French)
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